Honey bees are the top pollinators, they spread the love! Their near constant trips back and forth from hive to flowers for nectar results in vital pollination. We love their work. Let's celebrate the pollinators. Learn more about pollination from an expert (video).
Hummingbird began as a specialty honey shop in 1972, Honey Heaven. You could say that honey is at the heart of our business! We have always offered honeys that are truly 100% pure, raw, and unfiltered. Sourced from apiaries that are committed to sustainable practices, preserving the health of the bees and the land they steward, we take care to preserve and share the origin and varietal identity of the honeys we bring to you. We focus on specialty, Pacific Northwest honey, produced by seven small family-owned apiaries, offering specific varietals—from Meadowfoam to Pumpkin, Buckwheat and Orange Blossom—and provide year-round, staple varieties, such as Wildflower, Spring Nectar, Blackberry and Clover, for barrel and bulk sales. We now also offer an exclusive Hawaiian Certified Organic honey as well as Oregon Meadowfoam in a new larger 45 lb bulk size option.
Our honey suppliers do not blend their honey with other varieties of honey, water, or syrup solutions. Our honey comes straight out of the comb, into the container, that’s that!
We never heat our honeys above 115° F in handling, leaving vital amino acids and vitamins from the honey, propolis and pollen intact.
Unlike most honey that is pressure filtered, our honey is only sieved to remove large particles, leaving you with the maximum amount of naturally occurring propolis and pollen. This process protects honey’s antioxidant, anti-fungal, and nutritional goodness.
We’ve built long term relationships with our beekeepers reliant on mutual trust. Our win-win-win approach honors and respects everyone—including the bees!
REGIONAL & VARIETAL TRANSPARENCY
We source regional and nectar source specific honey, so you know where your honey comes from and the plant source of the pollen. Our nectar specific honey may come from different regions depending on the year.